Illustrated by Rebecca Gryspeerdt
Published by Wayland, 2017
Read the creation myth about how the sun came to the forest, the flood story that explains how fruit trees came to be and discover why water lilies float on the river. There is also an original story about the famous water spirit called Bufeo Colorado. He lives at the bottom of the Amazon river during the fiesta, he comes ashore to lure people to his underwater home.
Beautifully told stories matched by luscious illustrations...enhanced by vivid colour and decorated borders. (Junior Education)
These books would be of great value in a class (Books in Schools, Issue 82)
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Book 1 of
THE WOLFSONG SERIES
It's 2500BC and the Neolithic is slowly giving way to the Bronze Age. In a remote village in the Orkneys now known as Skara Brae, 12 year old Wolf is in trouble. He has let a stranger into the village. And when a sacred spear is stolen from the local burial mound, Wolf is accused of facilitating the theft.
Determined to right the wrong he has caused, Wolf sets off on a dangerous quest to find the stolen spear. Will he and his faithful dog, Shadow, survive the storms at the sea, unscrupulous kidnappers and sorties into haunted burial mounds?
Publishes Summer 2020!